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NBC
Jul 17, 2012 4:00am EDT
,000. >>> coming up the tigers rally, a twin gets down and dirty, and a tie-breaking grand slam. >>> plus, what the president and first lady did when they can were caught on the kiss campaigning. your early morning sports headlines are straight ahead. >>> and this heat wave is finally going to come to an end for the areas in the northern plains and the great lakes. it's about time too. your forecast is coming up. you're watching "early today." >>> good morning. if you're just waking up, this is "early today." and in sports, last night red won out in the battle of the sox, spoiling the return of the three-time all-star kevin youkilis to fenway. here's nbc's fred roggin with an early look at all your sports headlines. >>> good morning. kevin youkilis made his return to fenway, but he evened a near perfect night of play couldn't get the white sox a win. let's go to boston youkilis got a standing ovation. an emotional moment for him. adrian gonzalez spoiled the home coming. three-run spot that landed on top of the green monster that gave the red sox the lead. >>> here's a sign you're getting old. d
MSNBC
Jul 9, 2012 2:30am PDT
move on. one of the american league's best teams took on one of the worst as the rangers face the twins. we pick it up in the fourth. >> wow. that knocked -- the players are coming off the field whether they want them to or not. >> holy cow. >> after the game. twins outfield erden nard span tweeted, quote, that's the loudest noisy ever heard. i thought jesus was coming. end quote. back to the game, tied in the 13g9, ian kinsler puts one over the drawn-in outfield to drive in the winning run, rangers win 4-3, head into the all-star break with a four-game lead. but watch out for the california angels and mike trout. >>> the pirates at home taking on the giants, seventh inning, andrew mccutchen, best player in the national league so far hits one deep to right center. park can't hold it. the second homer for him of the game. the first player in pirates history with a batting average of .362. pirates went on to win 13-2, leading their division at the all-star break for the first time since 1997. go pirates. >>> coming up at the top of the hour on "morning joe," a new fight over economic poli
NBC
Jul 9, 2012 4:30am EDT
. >>> roger federer is back on top and a wild scene between rangers and twins and had nothing to do with the game. you're watching "early today." >>> very good morning to you. welcome back to "early today." i'm veronica de la cruz. here are some of our top headlines this morning. u.s. military officials confirmed six american soldiers were killed in afghanistan yesterday. they died in the blast of an improvised explosive device in wardak. >>> they are still counting vote in libya's first parliamentary election since the fall of "morning jom moammar gadhafi. they are calling for those to create a grand coalition government. >>> in egypt, the new islamist president morsi is ordering parliament to reconvene. the parliament was dissolved last month after an order from a military-backed court. >>> in jordan, a heated debate on tv became violent when a lawmaker threw a shoe at another politician and then pulled awe gun. the host of the debate separated the two men and there were no injuries. >>> and in china, a blindfolded acrobat walking backwards survived a fall off a tight rope. at tha
CBS
Jul 5, 2012 4:30am EDT
of july at the ballpark. in detroit, prince fielder got the tigers going against the twins. a single that drove in two runs. cabrera went three for three with two home runs and three rbi and justin verlander making his case for starting the allstar game, his fifth complete game. tigers 5, twins 1. on the south side of chicago, rival kevin youkilis making white sox fans happy again last night. a diving stop to nail adrian beltran and then an rbi hit to left in the tenth inning. sox with a walk-off win 5-4. in washington, not only did thomas jefferson win the fourth of july president's race waving the flag all the way, but the nationals and red, white and blue beat the visiting giants behind back-to-back homers behind zimmerman and morris. >>> another two-run shot. final nats 9, giants 4. after eight seasons with the phoenix suns trying to beat kobe bryant and the lakers, free agent steve nash is joining him. the point guard signed a three-year, $27 million contract with the lakers. nash was second in the nba in assists last season and averaged almost 13 points a game. at wimbledon, to
CBS
Jul 18, 2012 6:00pm EDT
with the a.a.a. team. o's hitters will face twins lefty. the birds lost six of the last seven games. among the weaknesses exposed, young pitching chris tillman with a bad game. he watched with a disappointing season debut in minnesota last night. knocked out of the game after four innings, he was charged with giving up four runs and the relievers couldn't hold the twins down either. two runs score on the consecutive hits in the inning. a difference with a 6-4 orioles defeat, but it goes back to britain. an outing that didn't last long enough to help the team. >> four innings and 100 pitches. better and it wasn't there tonight. >> it's just disappointing. you can't do that. this is a game you've got to win. every time they give you four rounds, there are four innings and it's inacceptable. >> they have the most errors in the majors. o's and twins tonight on masn2. it's on cleveland. it will be masn on wjz right here. first at 7:00 p.m. on saturday. the o's have fallen. two run home run in the inning to share the 19th homer this season. the game was called due to rain in the seventh inning.
MSNBC
Jul 13, 2012 2:00am PDT
's not sure if they're dealing with one cat or conjoined twins. i said kind of cute. bill, i don't know if you're sold on that. for the weather i say bill -- >> you say cute to freakishly adorable. are we flip-flopping here? >> we're starting this morning off rather quiet. temperatures are very warm. everyone is in the 70s for the most part across much of the country. we are watching 78 in san antonio, 76 in minneapolis. it's another mild july start to the day. we will see areas of rain today. we desperately need it. the new drought report came in yesterday. the drought continues to expand across the country and continues to get across from missouri to illinois to eindiana. this morning a soaking rain and a few storms and minneapolis. the humid air is going to be the story. it's been a very dry period. i'm sure you noticed it, very comfortable going outside from the great lakes to new england. that's going to come toed and as a humid air comes the east coast. with it rainfall chances. rain from lexington to charleston, west virginia. it's another dry day from the midwest, cleveland, detroit, b
CBS
Jul 18, 2012 11:00pm EDT
rough enough. the orioles faced the twins, who have the worst record in the league. but the past two nite, they've been beaten by lowly minnesota. they tried to reverse their luck. adam jones hit this 2-run shot with an early 2-0 lead. buck show alter said that's nice, but it's the pitching that's been the problem. how old tommy hunter do? he did quite well. hunter pitches into the 8th inning. the orioles win 2-1. one more game in minnesota tomorrow afternoon and then on to cleveland. saturday night. it will be masn here on wjz. >>> an injury scare for the blue jays flaying the yankees in the bronx. brett lowery catches a foul ball, he flips over and falls six feet onto the concrete. he left the game, but x-rays are negative. a bruise, nothing broken. >>> in football, it's countdown to ravens training camp. the first workout is eight weeks away. it's been a busy offseason that's incheuded new long-term contracts for darius webb and ray rice. that means joe flacco is the remaining bit of unfinished long-term busy. nfl.com cites a source that says there's a 75% chance that flacco's con
NBC
Jul 10, 2012 4:00am EDT
unbelievable dust pick up in less time. i love that book! can you believe the twin did it? ♪ [ female announcer ] swiffer. great clean in less time. or your money back. ♪ >>> a little bit muggy to start off this tuesday morning, but hard to complain. only 74 degrees at 4:28. a far cry from this time last week. good morning. i'm aaron gilchrist. >> and i'm lin yang. welcome to tuesday, july 10, 2012. >>> firefighters are trying to figure out what started flames at an elementary school. the fire was difficult to fight because the school doors were welded shut. according to "the washington post," the school has been closed since 2009, but the building is still used by the d.c. public school system. >>> today, there will be a vote on sweeping taxi reforms. it would require all cabs to install credit card readers, gps trackers and buttons to alert police of a dispute. most sound like improvements for customers, some drivers are not happy and hundreds protested the gps devices yesterday. the trackers would indicate whether cabs take longer routes to inflate prices or ignore parts of town. >> we sup
CBS
Jul 31, 2012 6:00pm EDT
their twin sons were each born on one of them over the weekend. the anderson's were on their way to the hospital sunday when she told her husband it was time to pull over. >> probably the first time i listened to my wife. and thank god. >> you pulled over? >> i pulled over. >> so she gave birth to that first baby on the southern state parkway right after an ambulance arrived. they loaded her up, loaded the baby up, but the contractions started again. so they pulled over and delivered baby number two on the parkway. everybody is expected to be just fine. two peas in a pod back together again. still ahead, the shelves are stocked and the staff is ready. we'll take you to a new facility designed to help one of the region's largest food banks to fill a growing need of hunger. ♪ i've never felt this way before, but it's a scary time to be a woman. mitt romney is just so out of touch. [ female announcer ] mitt romney opposes requiring insurance coverage for contraception. and romney supports overturning roe versus wade. romney backed a bill that outlaws all abortion, even in case
NBC
Jul 20, 2012 6:00am EDT
with the twins 4-3. they win yesterday in minneapolis. good win. that keeps them in second place in the american league east, now nine games back of the yankees. the starter gave up two early runs, and then watch chris davis getting it back with one swing, a monster home run, number 15 for chris. it's 2-1 twins. 3-1 in the seventh. davis at third. nick markakis, and trevor plouffe throws it wide and high toe joe mauer. he can't hold it. davis slides in. it's 3-2. and in the eighth, mark reynolds has been scuffing all year, but not this week against minnesota. that bloop falls in. matt wieters and wilson betemit score, and they are the eventually winning runs. 4-3, the final. jim johnson closes it out. miguel gonzalez starts tonight, as adam jones runs the fly ball down to end the eighth. big play right there. second round of the british open underway at the royal lytham and st. annes course in northwest england. we saw this yesterday, the great britain tiger woods fan club. drum roll, please. and then tiger did not let the lads down, so to speak. good first round all together, 30 on the first ni
CNN
Jul 9, 2012 6:00am PDT
his mom and his wife had his twins there. they are now just shy of 3 years old. they were waving away at him. he said he couldn't look up because he would burst into tears as well. i asked him whether the dpirls were playing tennis. he said they just chucked it away. they have other things to do at this point. but he's such a nice guy. really even as a britt, we were all behind murray yesterday. even as a britt you can't fail to like roger federer. >> i know. that was a lovely thing to say, although i couldn't help but feel that inside he was not saying -- but it was a lovely hinge to say. becky anderson, thank you so much. >>> turns out the u.s. government was way too generous with those unemployment checks last year. yes, uncle sam wants your money back, unemployed americans. we'll tell you how much. every communications provider is different but centurylink is committed to being a different kind of communications company. ♪ we link people and fortune 500 companies nationwide and around the world. and we will continue to free you to do more and focus on what matters. in every way,
ABC
Jul 5, 2012 6:00pm PDT
traffic. a problem with a wire causing delays on the k, l, and m lines throughout the twin peaks tunnel. crews on the scene trying to fix the problem there. is no estimate for when service might resume. bus shuttles are running between the vanness station and west portal station. >> and oakland police asked hokeal merchants if there is any surveillance videos that might help them capture a hit and run driver. a bicyclist died after being struck about 9:30 last night. this is the crime scene from skip 7 hd. it's dark but a witness told police a car hit the man. evidence found at the scene suggests it dragged him at least 100 feet. officers found skid marks on pavement. >> someone breaking -- braking to avoid. they saw what he were trying to avoid. and it was a pretty lengthy skid mark. and then, they took off ak celebrate raited. >> the coroner is trying to identify the victim. he appears to be in his 40s. police urge you to please call them if you know anything about this accident. >> and just ahead, the search for a police dog spooked by the fire work autos also research being done by
ABC
Jul 6, 2012 5:30pm PDT
it and was determined to prove himself, for years playing for the rangers t brewers, the twins, back to the minors in between. his time now with the mets and perfection of the knuckle ball, now has him the most talked about pitcher in the majors. >> now the fans know your life story. >> as i'm walking off between innings, there's a section right there, the family section. >> sitting in those seats, his wife and four children. do they know the secret? >> not giving away the secret. >> no, i can't. not until i retire. >> show me your knuckle ball? >> you know, that's a great question. it's one that i'm constantly searching for. >> you've talked about the vertical shoe box. do you picture that when you're pitching? >> yeah, i do. >> he pictures a vertical shoe box over the catcher's head, at least part of the secret. >> i'll dig my fingernails right behind the horseshoe, trying to stabilize the baseball with my thumb. >> unlike any other pitch, knuckle balls hardly spin. they rote rotate up to 1.5 times, slow moving, barely spinning and unpredictable in that box. >> i just release the ball at the opp
ABC
Jul 9, 2012 4:00am PDT
. this enormous thunder clap -- [ thunder ] -- at last night's twins-rangers game sent the players and umpires rushing for cover. today's forecast calls for hail and gusty winds in parts of the country. and popup showers or thunderstorms in other parts. despite the storms, millions of americans are glad the miserable heat is over, at least for now. >> i have been sweating missiles, not bullets, okay? it's been -- it's just been -- this heat has been unbearable. really. >> when you're sweating to death, sometimes you do get a little angry. >> yes. >> reporter: across the country, 2,000 record highs have been set since july 1st. at least 46 people have died nationwide because of the heat. it was so hot yesterday in washington, d.c., the tires of a u.s. airways jet sunk into the melting tarmac at reagan national airport. the heat is blamed for this manhole explosion in new york. the relief in temperature is little consolation for those still without power. >> we're so angry about is we can see people around and about us in this community, and they have their power. >> reporter: or for those in vi
MSNBC
Jul 30, 2012 2:30am PDT
the united states olympic team features eight pairs of siblings, including tennis-playing twins bob and mike bryan. the united states also has siblings competing in swimming, water polo, field hockey, rowing and my personal favorite, tae kwon do. >>> enough with the real news. let's gather around the water cooler to watch american swimming star ryan lochte run into some trouble in london when it comes to displaying his patriotic playing. after winning gold on saturday in the 400 meter individual medley, the 27-year-old was set to hit the podium sporting a red, white and blue grill. the diamond-encrusted mouthware was specifically made for the summer games, but lochte who often wears tooth embellishments in awards ceremonies was reportedly told by organizers to ditch the flair. he's got to be in a nelly rap video after that. come on, let the guy wear his grill. >>> in basketball, first lady michelle obama offered up big hugs to team usa after their 9d 98-71 victory over france. kevin durante scored 22 in his olympic debut. and lebron james had eight assists. the first lady recently attended a
NBC
Jul 20, 2012 4:30am EDT
places so you can get unbelievable dust pick up in less time. i love that book! can you believe the twin did it? ♪ [ female announcer ] swiffer. great clean in less time. or your money back. ♪ >>> this morning. u.s. officials say the military group hezbollah businessed in iran is behind a dead lie suicide bombing on a bus that was filled with tourists in bulgaria. the u.s. officials spoke on the condition of anonymity. it killed seven people in an airport parking lot. security camera captures the sow side bomber. they're trying to identify the bomber now using his fingerprints, dna, and fake driver's license from michigan. israel also says hezbollah carried out that attack and vowed to strike back. >>> syria showing signs of escalating violence and rocky leadership. state television there showed video of president bashir al-assad swearing in a fu defense minister. it was the first sign of him since a bombing wednesday killed his former defense minister and two other top deputies. syrian reports say 250 people were killed in the last 24 hours and that would be the deadliest day since
FOX
Jul 18, 2012 11:00pm EDT
. this is randolph with a dukey, 11 points. wizards defeat the bucks 78-75. >>> the o's beat the twins 2-1. shawn yancy is back to wrap up the edge in a moment. >> the verizon 4g lte sports desk brought to you by verizon 4g lte. this is the plan that revolves around you. introducing share everything. unlimited talk. unlimited text. and a single pool of sharable data that powers up to 10 devices. the first plan of it's kind. share everything. only from verizon. add a smartphone for just $40 monthly access. >>> now you have the news edge. thanks so much for joining us tonight. we hope to see you back here tomorrow night. it's going to be hot and expect some rain showers tomorrow. good night. >> fox 5 news isn't over go. to www.myfoxdc.com now for news, weather and entertainment updates. fox 5 news is washington's best news on air and online at www.myfoxdc.com brought to you by verizon 4g lte. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney, andd i approve this message. [ male announcer ] when a president doesn't tell the truth, how can we trust him to lead? the obama outsourcing attacks: "misleading, unfair and untrue
CNBC
Jul 30, 2012 9:00am EDT
the story and showed a picture of him on air that we actually showed a picture of his twin brother. he's got an identical twin brother robert gansler who is a portfolio manager at t. roe price. let's show the right picture of gary gansler who is the chairman of the cftc not his twin brother robert gansler. do we have it? i hope we're going to be able to show the right picture because he was concerned about it. do we have it? there we go. so, you know, an honest mistake, guys. it is an honest mistake. >> are you sure you've got them the right way around. >> i'm sure that that is robert on the right there. >> but is that amazing? >> robert is at t.rowe, gary is at the cftc. >> what are the odds of that? >> rick probably loves that one. >> i do. i wonder if his brother would be any better at overseeing the industry. >> he said he wondered if the brother would be better at regulating. he's not a fan as you know. >> he is a portfolio manager at t. row. he is and once again there are so many more nuances to the story. the peregrine story never ceases to amaze me how the technology that they're dis
NBC
Jul 6, 2012 2:05am PDT
midwest with. severe storms a possibility for those of you in the twin cities. also with theleting of the day, likely we'll see more showers and storms impacting travel along i-10 and i-75 in southern georgia and florida. your temperatures, once again a lot of pink on the map, indicating triple digits from chicago back toward kansas city, also louisville, sweating it out at 103 degrees. so the water parks might be a good option, if not just try to get somewhere with a/c. showers and storms firing up over the fires in colorado. we like the rain there. also watching out for showers and storms from little rock to birmingham, right on down toward panama city. there could be a stray shower or storm popping up for your beach plans. there's a look at saturday's highs, 100 degrees in new york city. while we do have a cold front moving through the midwest cooling us down in minneapolis and chicago, it's going to get worse before it gets any better along the immediate east coast. now we're into sunday. we see the showers and storms along with that cold front across the ohio valley, the tenne
CBS
Jul 13, 2012 6:00pm EDT
. bernadette is part of a special reunion today at johns hopkins children center. her twin boys received treatment, special treatment, at the neonatal intensive care unit there. ask today, they were among the children who went back to thank the doctors and staff who helped care forever them during their most vulnerable first month. the hopkins nicku treats 600 tiny patients every year. and you can tell by the smiles on the families' faces how wonderful they do. >> and the kid the look like they're doing great. >> they are doing great. >>> that's it for us tonight. we'll be back at 11:00. >> i'm denise koch. thanks for watching wjz, maryland's news station. don't go away. much manufacture ahead on the cbs evening news with scott pelley. including outsourcing at bane capital. did it happen? we take you ,, >> mason: tonight, mitt romney under fire. wyatt andrews looks at the role romney played at bain capital and the outsourcing of jobs. jan crawford talks to the candidate. >> doesn't the buck stop with you? >> mason: and the c.e.o. of patrice bergeron written financial is arrested in a sch
FOX
Jul 18, 2012 5:00am EDT
they are working on this tall are tree back behind us. this is a twin tree that was pretty much just like this one here. they are worried that one is going to fall. they are still not even halfway through and they've been working on it since 11:00 last night. let's look at some of the video from last night. so you had this 100-foot oak tree. people say it weighed about 40 tons, sent to eight feet in diameter at its thickest part. it fell last night just before 7:00 on a black four-door mercedes. we are told a man in his 60s was driving the car and he must have heard or seen something because witnesses say he tried to stop and that he was slamming on the brakes but the tree came crashing down, crashing the roof of of the car. they to use a crane to lift the tree. it just happened feet from the entrance to a fairfax county fair station and two men, who were driving right behind the car, were actually with an out of state tree service that was here to remove trees after the derecho. >> i slammed on my brakes and jumped out and ran up and i was hoping it hit the back side of car and i looked in and th
CNN
Jul 17, 2012 2:00am PDT
harry reid even said burn them. >>> a new mother of twins who was infected with flesh-eating bacteria, she could be leaving the hospital as early as today. can you believe it? l lana has been diagnosed for two months now. she has made a great recovery. lana talked to cnn about the ups and the downs. >> sometimes i cry over, you know, the fact that i'm sick. sometimes i cry over missing the babies. sometimes i've cried over knowing that life will never be, like, i guess, i had always thought it would be. but it will still be a good life. >> that's a great attitude. the new mom has had more than 20 surgical procedures, including skin graphs and reconstruction. here's the good news. no amputations. >> as a mother of twins, she's in for some great days ahead of her. >> that's right, you have twins. >> good luck. >>> a banged up yacht is back home in connecticut this morning after its crew was saved by a cruise ship in a daring rescue that was posted on youtube. the norwegian cruise ship that made the rescue veerd off course on its way back from bermuda after getting a distress call from t
MSNBC
Jul 19, 2012 3:00am PDT
to talk about iraq for obvious reasons but such it's the mirror twin in many ways. one of the big lessons i take away from iraq, one you have one of these days, tribes with flags, they all root for the same soccer team but that's about it, held together by an iron fist, minority regime, sunni minority regime in iraq, there's two ways to make a stable transition. one is you -- if you have a midwife and the other is if you have a mandela. you have a local leader to pull ought these forces together or you have an external power in the case of iraq the united states of america, that basically holds the country together while it goes through this transition. syria we have neither a mandell or a midwife. at least right now. it's hard to see how this ends in a stable way. >> david ignatius, t"new york times" shows the militants that were killed. what's the significance of yesterday's attack? >> right in the heart of damascus, in a neighborhood that tom and i know, where these leaders were meeting, to plot the next stage to try to destroy this opposition movement, a bomb was placed, devastating f
MSNBC
Jul 19, 2012 9:00pm PDT
love that book! can you believe the twin did it? ♪ [ female announcer ] swiffer. great clean in less time. or your money back. ♪ and i thought "i can't do this, it's just too hard." then there was a moment. when i decided to find a way to keep going. go for olympic gold and go to college too. [ male announcer ] every day we help students earn their bachelor's or master's degree for tomorrow's careers. this is your moment. let nothing stand in your way. devry university, proud to support the education of our u.s. olympic team. and so too is the summer event. now get an incredible offer on the powerful c250 sport sedan. but hurry before this opportunity...disappears. the mercedes-benz summer event ends july 31st. >>> there is, as we speak, something in existence called cooch watch 2012. it is on the internet machine, involves a blonde woman in an obvious blonde wig. it is, i'd like to say, rather excellent, rather unexpected and partially explains who might be the next vice presidential nominee. that's next. [ male announcer ] you sprayed them. thought they were dead. huh? [ male ann
FOX
Jul 31, 2012 7:00am PDT
the damage twin reactors could be up and running by the end of the year. tubes carrying radio active water need to be replaced. san onofre could restart pun -- the nuclear regular that rory -- rig la tori commission must a -- regulatory commission must approval the of it. he's accused of a hit and run injack -- of a hit and run p accident. >>> 8:19. the roller coaster ride that came to an abrupt large the questions that are still up in the air two days later. >>> puck speaking of air. look out -- speaking of air, look at our window. >>> welcome back. days after it stalled in midair, the new superman ride at vallejo six flacks discovery kingdom remains closed. technicians were scheduled to ride diagnostic tests -- diagnostic tests overnight. no one was hurt but it did take 90 minutes before any were back on the ground. >> i'm a little scared but i will probably ride it. if it happens again, oh, well, it looks fun. >> i would wait a couple of months until things are smoothed a then i would probably ride it. >>> r homeowner -- all right. sal is coming back. he's watching 280 and everything el
FOX
Jul 16, 2012 7:00am PDT
. it happened yesterday morning on twin peaks. vandals cut a hole in the fence. they broke into the city's communication -- communication facility. police say thed vandals did not go into the building but they were able to cut some exposed cables. >>> ten people were hurt in texas when a backyard deck collapsed over the weekend. it happened during a birthday party on saturday. 20 people. >> it fell inwards, not outwards. >> you can see people inside the pool. >>> we are following some breaking news out of the persian gulf. the u.s. consulate official in dubi -- dubai says an american ship fired off a boat killing one person and injuring three. the official did not give any details. but it appears the boat could have been mistaken as a threat in gulf waters not far from iran's maritime boundaries. >>> hours ago, secretary of state, it hillary clinton arrived in israel. her trip it israel is her final trip of the world tour t may be her last visit to israel as secretary of state. >>> now, earlier she got an angry reception as she wrapped up her trip to egypt. >> monica! monica! >> listen c
NBC
Jul 9, 2012 5:00am EDT
. this was during the rangers/twins game last night in texas. top of the fourth inning. all of a sudden, they hear a loud crack and the players run off the field, umps too. cameras even went black for a moment during that game. rangers officials said the lightning struck north of the stadium -- not hit the facility. texas won that game following a 46-minute delay, while the players got their nerves back together. >> i know. it sure rattled some. it shook the whole stadium, did you see that? >> yes, that's the smart thing to do, get out of there. let's go to tom kierein now, talk about what we can expect today, tom. >> that was a balk. did you see that? the pitcher balked. >> definitely. >> should have given him a base. there's a live view we just saw over the jefferson memorial. thankfully, things have settled down this morning after some overnight downpours and thunder and lightning. a lot of that is now on the eastern shore. they're getting some of that heavy rain, thunder and lightning, but around the metro area, thankfully, a lot of lightning has stopped, and so has the rain right around washi
NBC
Jul 9, 2012 6:00am EDT
for cover. that powerful boom actually stopped the rangers/twins game last week in texas -- last night, rather. this was top of the fourth. that loud crack sent players running off the field. the umps, too. everybody ran. the cameras even went black for a little bit. rangers officials said the lightning struck north of the stadium, did not hit that facility. texas won the game after a 46-minute delay. the players had to get their wits back about them before they got back on to the field. >> we had our own lightning show here yesterday, but a much different story this morning. we are waking up and welcoming that long-awaited break. >> tom? >> yes! there is a live view from our city camera showing a cloudy sky over the nation's capital. time for weather and traffic on the 1s. good morning at 6:11 on this monday morning. we have some scattered showers, little bit of thunder and lightning west virginia, northern virginia, maryland, the district, eastern shore getting the heaviest rains right now, but some brief, heavy downpours in frederick county causing some flooding there. watch out for
CNN
Jul 9, 2012 4:00am PDT
willingham, the runner at first dropped to his knees, twins center fielder said that's the loudest noise i've ever heard. i thought jesus was coming. >>> during the 46 minute delay that followed, everybody is okay. >> baseball is a religious experience so -- >> it was one last night. >> especially in texas. back it our top story, president obama changing the subject of the campaign this morning to taxes. in just a few hours, he'll hold an event to announce to extend the bush era tax cuts for one year for people earning less than $250,000 a year. robert gibbs says this is a priority for the president. >> so the president is totally committed to getting rid of the tax cut for those making $250,000 or above? >> let's make progress on our spending by doing away with tax cuts for people that quite frankly don't need them. tax cuts that haven't worked and have them pay their fair share. >> that a yes or no? the president is completely committed to this, won't allow it to happen. >> 100% committed to it. >> the president's move will set up a new fight with republicans. they have a vote planned to
ABC
Jul 17, 2012 1:40am PDT
, two-story closet with a built-in -- hmm -- stripper pole. >> there's a twin dancing. >> reporter: her husband is 77-year-old billionaire david siegel. >> i don't believe in wasting money. >> reporter: the former beauty queen from binghamton, new york, has everything. almost. >> this is the temporary house. we're going to live here for a few years. >> reporter: consider this a starter mansion. >> now we're going to take a look into the largest home in america. >> reporter: welcome to versailles. at 90,000 square feet, it will be the largest house in america if completed. bigger than a 747 hangar, two full acres of interior space requiring segways to get around. >> two movie theaters. that's the observation deck. the bowling alley is downstairs. this is our sushi bar area. >> reporter: so in 2008, the queen of versailles and her husband, the founder of westgate resorts and so-called time share king, agreed to a film to document the building process. they offered the filmmaker full access into their home, their prickly marriage and belt tightening. >> the market fell over 700 points. >>
MSNBC
Jul 2, 2012 3:00am PDT
down in mexico city. >> you guys are twins. look at that double screen. you guys are twins right there. potter and barnacle. >> mark has a shirt and tie on. he's legitimate. >> much younger brother, mark potter there. >> thanks very much. although he referenced one of the huge stories of our times that goes uncovered largely in the united states of america. 55,000 casualties in that drug war. just incredible. mark, again, thanks very much. a sign of the times. how local governments are trying to make end meet with the help of corporate sponsors. keep it right here on "morning joe." down here, folks measure commitment by what's getting done. the twenty billion dollars bp committed has helped fund economic and environmental recovery. long-term, bp's made a five hundred million dollar commitment to support scientists studying the environment. and the gulf is open for business - the beaches are beautiful, the seafood is delicious. last year, many areas even reported record tourism seasons. the progress continues... but that doesn't mean our job is done. we're still committed to seeing this
MSNBC
Jul 7, 2012 9:00am PDT
of whom are twins with downs syndrome. those twin girls have leukemia undergoing chemotherapy. the family is tooped out financially. their donations surpassed $25,000 in less than a month. >>> now to politics and a new report from "the washington post" that examines whether campaigns really change voters' minds. i'm joined now by the author of that article, the post's paul far hi and larry sabatosabato, gentlemen. >> hi, alex. >> paul, i will go first to you. this is a fascinating article. you write about one man who's called every popular election vote correctly, even within like 2 percentage points since 1992. tell us about that. >> yes. this is allen brom owe wits a political science professor at emery university. but he is not entirely unique. a number of forecasters do this with some precision every single election. it's because elections are themselves fairly predictable. you don't have to wait until october, you don't have to wait for the polls in november to know approximately or at least with some precision how things are going to turn out. that's what dr. abrom owe wits and othe
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